Parallel Bible results for Jeremiah 51:1-6

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Jeremiah 51:1-6

NAS 1 Thus says the LORD : "Behold, I am going to arouse against Babylon And against the inhabitants of Leb-kamai The spirit of a destroyer. NIV 1 This is what the LORD says: "See, I will stir up the spirit of a destroyer against Babylon and the people of Leb Kamai. NAS 2 "I will dispatch foreigners to Babylon that they may winnow her And may devastate her land; For on every side they will be opposed to her In the day of her calamity. NIV 2 I will send foreigners to Babylon to winnow her and to devastate her land; they will oppose her on every side in the day of her disaster. NAS 3 "Let not him who bends his bow bend it, Nor let him rise up in his scale-armor; So do not spare her young men; Devote all her army to destruction. NIV 3 Let not the archer string his bow, nor let him put on his armor. Do not spare her young men; completely destroy her army. NAS 4 "They will fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, And pierced through in their streets." NIV 4 They will fall down slain in Babylon, fatally wounded in her streets. NAS 5 For neither Israel nor Judah has been forsaken By his God, the LORD of hosts, Although their land is full of guilt Before the Holy One of Israel. NIV 5 For Israel and Judah have not been forsaken by their God, the LORD Almighty, though their land is full of guilt before the Holy One of Israel. NAS 6 Flee from the midst of Babylon, And each of you save his life! Do not be destroyed in her punishment, For this is the LORD'S time of vengeance; He is going to render recompense to her. NIV 6 "Flee from Babylon! Run for your lives! Do not be destroyed because of her sins. It is time for the LORD's vengeance; he will pay her what she deserves.